What are you working on at the moment?
A new EP for my personal project which is called Luzius Stone.
Analog or digital and why?
Both. I'm not one to get caught up on technicalities, I get caught up in the process of creating.
What do you like most about your job?
Creating something out of nothing and personally being moved by it, then watching someone else be affected by it in a completely different way.
What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
That I make music from a computer.... As if the computer is the composer....
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
What are your goals for this project?
How do you want to be affected emotionally?
How much creative freedom do I have?
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
Moog Sub Phatty
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
I worked at a bike shop for a long time and made music on the side. Then I moved to Germany and spent a whole year writing/ producing and finding my sound and what I was trying to express sonically. I've been producing for 5 years now, singing forever and writing songs for about 15 years.
How would you describe your style?
Free and alive
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
Saul Williams. He is such a wise and confident artist who has put out an incredible body of work. I feel like I would learn just from being in the room with him.
Can you share one music production tip?
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
El-P, Boots, Saul Williams, DJ Shadow, Nigel Godrich and on and on.